Waikākāriki — Horseshoe Lake

Waikakariki, the site of the settlement Te OrangaIn pre-European times Waikākāriki was the site of a significant Māori settlement called Te Oranga.

The lake was called Waikākāriki (wai means water and kākāriki has various meanings including green, a type of green lizard or a green parakeet or parrot).

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